Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Moving along...

I am still hard at work on my UFOs. For the month of February, Judy chose #10 which is a mini quilt that I already finished in January. So I have a month to work on anything that I want... actually because of my trip in March I have to start and finish my quilt for the DQS10 this month.

While grocery shopping last week, I happened to look at the clearance isle of football stuff that was reduced since football is over here. While browsing the clearance I found a poly/cotton blend pillow case that will be a perfect center for the Broncos quilt! Yeah, I have pulled out those blocks and they are on my short list.

I am still undecided about the String Swap Blocks, because they are just brightly colored string blocks which I have gotten over already. I think I just need to choose a color and sash them into a top and get it DONE. Maybe aqua or white... hmmmm....

The Variation Stars top is still at the quilters, but I have the binding cut and ironed already. I also still need to get a photo of this.

I am half way done binding the Halloween quilt. It turned out awesome! I used a new quilter Eagle Mounting Quilters and they did a great job on this quilt. I love the lime green thread she chose!
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Three of the mini quilts got done in January. Only one left... the Rainbow Rail Fence Mini and I have no idea how to quilt it!
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I also finished binding the Brown Bag Challenge Quilt and am looking for a good place to donate it. It is way to girly for this household of boys.

I also started two new projects... a lime/gray quilt for which I have been collecting fabrics over a year and a batik quilt made with some green/blue batiks a friend generously gave to me. Little did she know my unlike of batiks...
New WIPs

I have been pretty sick the last few days and am hoping to get well by Friday because that is the next Sweatshop night at my LQS and I obviously still have lots to do!

2 comments:

Michael Offutt said...

Wow. Your quilts are really amazing. My carpooler for two years was a huge quilter and because the commute to work was so long (on average 40 minutes) I gleaned quite a bit from her on all the stuff that goes into quilting. Needelss to say, I can appreciate the hard work that goes into this stuff. Very impressive.

Michelle said...

I know I'm commenting on an old post, but I've got to tell you -- that Halloween quilt is amazing!